The Naviglio Grande is a navigable canal that starts where it draws water from the Ticino in the district of Lonate Pozzolo known as Tornavento and ends in the dock Darsena di Porta Ticinese in Milan. It is 49.9 km long with a total drop of 34 meters and a variable width of around 20 meters at the inlet which narrows to around 15 meters in the stretch from Abbiategrasso to Corsico until it reaches 12 meters in Milan. It was designed at the time to be irrigation as well as navigation canal, and over the years these joint roles have led the Naviglio Grande to play a major part in local history.
Currently, The Naviglio Grande is home to various venues, markets, restaurants etc. Definitely, the place to visit while you are in Milan.
Place: The Naviglio Grande, Milan
Date: every day
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Naviglio Pavese, Alzaia Naviglio Pavese, Miláno, TalianskoPrice